Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 151–182

DCAF: An MPEG-21 Dynamic Content Adaptation Framework


DOI: 10.1007/s11042-008-0198-z

Cite this article as:
Sofokleous, A.A. & Angelides, M.C. Multimed Tools Appl (2008) 40: 151. doi:10.1007/s11042-008-0198-z


Universal Multimedia Access aims at providing a gratifying end user-experience by either adapting the content, be it static or dynamic, to suit the usage environment or adapting the usage environment, be it client- or server-centric, to suit content. This paper presents our MPEG-21 Dynamic Content Adaptation Framework, acronym DCAF, which uses a fusion of Genetic Algorithms and Strength Pareto Optimality to adapt content in order to suit the usage environment.


Content adaptationGenetic AlgorithmsPareto OptimalityMPEG-21

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anastasis A. Sofokleous
    • 1
  • Marios C. Angelides
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Systems, Computing and MathematicsBrunel UniversityUxbridgeUK